Welcome to WSSB!
** Washington State Transition Plan to the Unified English Braille Code **
Summer Camp and YES I
When? Saturday, June 27th through Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
What? We plan to offer the following camps: Daily Living Skills, Assistive Technology, Blindness-Related Safety Skills, Orientation & Mobility Skills
Where? WSSB, Vancouver WA .... More Info on Summer Camps
July 5 – 16, 2015
What? A two-week program for students 14-16 years old, who need minimal assistance with their independent living and travel skills. YES 1 offers students the opportunity to explore their interests and aptitudes through different assessments, to explore different careers, and to visit work sites. Special guest speakers talk with students about the challenges of work as a blind individual, students practice the skills needed to find and procure a job, including filling out applications, participating in mock interviews, building a resume, and creating a career portfolio.
Where? WSSB, Vancouver, WA ... downloadable flyer for YES here
Where? Bethany Vineyard - Ridgefield Washington
When? July 26
The annual 3 Grands Concert for the Blind welcomes award-winning blind pianists Mac Potts, Brent Gjerve, Nick Baker, and vocalist Darcy Schmidt in a lively, engaging, and fun-filled concert of the GRANDEST magnitude.
Funds raised through the concert support needs of both the School of Piano Technology for the Blind and the Washington State School for the Blind. Price includes dinner, wine, and a laidback, casual and fun atmosphere. Ages 12 and older, only, please.
Purchase General Admission tickets online or by calling the Piano Tuning School at 360-693-1511.
When: August 3-5, 2015 Part I, August 6-7 Part II
Time: 9:00- 4:00
Join us for these workshops on CVI with Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy
This training is designed to equip educators with the most current knowledge of CVI and provide participants training in how to use the CVI Range and the development of effective educational programming. This workshop is open to anyone working with a student that has CVI.